Celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, IMDb – the quintessential source for movie details big and small – has decided to release a list of the best-rated films of the last 25 years according to their millions of users.

While the list is varied and reflects both original properties and established franchises, it does point to the fact that users adore Christopher Nolan, Martin Scorsese, Quentin Tarantino, Leonardo Dicaprio, Morgan Freeman and Matt Damon.

For those that are curious, the top-rated movie for 2015 so far is Inside Out.

2014: Interstellar
2013: The Wolf of Wall Street
2012: Django Unchained
2011: Intouchables
2010: Inception
2009: Inglourious Basterds
2008: The Dark Knight
2007: Into the Wild
2006: The Departed
2005: Batman Begins
2004: Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
2003: The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
2002: The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
2001: The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
2000: Memento
1999: Fight Club
1998: Saving Private Ryan
1997: Life Is Beautiful
1996: Fargo
1995: Se7en
1994: The Shawshank Redemption
1993: Schindler’s List
1992: Reservoir Dogs
1991: The Silence of the Lambs
1990: Goodfellas

Words by Alec Banks
Features Editor

Alec Banks is a Los Angeles-based long-form writer with over a decade of experience covering fashion, music, sports, and culture.

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